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Victoria Falls (Mosi-Oa-Tunya)

Near the Zambian/Zimbabwean border, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
Description: "The smoke that thunders" is a local name for Africa's most famous waterfall thundering over a 100m-high cliff.
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Second visit, and it can never get boring - it's stunning, and with even more water on this visit, was truly fantastic! Definitely take a rain jacket though - lots of very wet spray!

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Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Victoria Falls is not to be missed! If you have the time its worth seeing the falls from above (helicopter tour) and walking the entire length of the trail. Its beautiful.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

In May the amount of water falling is amazing. The falls are spectacular and it's really something to see. I suggest to spend some time to visit the Chobe national park in Botswana just one hour drive from the falls. In one single long week-end you can see one of the most beautiful falls in the world and hundred of... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

What can I say? An awe inspiring sight. It cost thirty dollars to enter the path to the falls on the Zimbabwe side. Unlike a North American park there are no rails along the path across the river from the falls. One could step of the path and into the falls if one was so inclined. The area is well... More

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

My family spent six days in Livingstone, and the plan was to visit the falls, have a two-day's safari in Botswana (already booked) and use a lot of time just relaxing by the pool. We ended up visiting the Victoria Waterfall four times during the four days we had available! In total we spent approximately 10 hours viewing the waterfall... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Words are inconsequential when experiencing the magnificent Victoria Falls. It is an experience which every living person needs to gift themselves with at least once in their lifetime. I felt elated, exhilirated and in total awe of this heavenly beauty!

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We booked a trip through General Tours and Victoria Falls was part of it. We had a guide, Mike, who drove us and did the guided tour. He was great! The Falls were amazing and he gave us information during the tour. We also did the helicopter tour with "Flight of Angels" great views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First, start with renting a nylon coat which is important during the visit. (That was funny; there are some booths across the road for renting such, we ask for two, got two, I tried to pay and got a reply "not now, pay when you return" asked if they need some info? A name? Anything? None, we found ourselves leaving... More

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We saw the falls after a good year for ran and they are indescribably beautiful and awe-inspiring. A sight not to be missed. You walk along the length of the falls which is more than a kilometre through lovely rainforest. There are many viewpoints, but after a certain distance the rain caused by the falls is too hard to see... More

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hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We were there in 2011 february and that was one of our life's most impressive experience. We visited only these falls in Zimbabwe, we came here only for this short program, which was with transfer cca 4 hrs. before our kenian vacation and safari, and that was a perfect start! At the entry we get yellow raincoats, and we wondered... More

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